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entasis

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Noun
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en=ta=sis

CIDE DICTIONARY

entasisn. [NL., from Gr. a stretching; fr. ; in + to extend.].
  •  A slight convex swelling of the shaft of a column.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Same as Entasia.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

entasis, n. Archit. a slight convex curve in a column shaft to correct the visual illusion that straight sides give of curving inwards.

Etymology
mod.L f. Gk f. enteino to stretch

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